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by gyropilot
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 2110

Re: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong

Interesting.

I just checked the interfaces in my hAP AC Lite running 6.45.1 through Webfig and they're all fine.
by gyropilot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server

You've got to setup hairpin nat for the pihole.

Thank you HzMeister. I'll give this a try.

Regards,

John
by gyropilot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server

were does your pihole get its dns? you must allow requests from pihole ip to reach the dns resolver the pihole uses Good point! I knew I must be overlooking something obvious. Pi-Hole's DNS resolver is OpenDNS at 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220. So without additional NAT rules to clear Pi-Hole's ...
by gyropilot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Force Users to Use Specific DNS Server

Greetings, I'd like to force all users on my single home LAN to use my own Pi-Hole DNS server just in case they've manually configured another DNS server. I found this entry in the MikroTik WiKi which seems like a simple solution: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Force_users_to_use_specified_DNS_serve...
by gyropilot
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.44.3 [stable] is released!
Replies: 123
Views: 31858

Re: v6.44.3 [stable] is released!

Update not working with 952Ui-5ac2nD; downloads file to memory but doesn't apply after reboot

Willian,

Curious if you've fixed this?

John
by gyropilot
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes
Replies: 25
Views: 53715

Re: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes

hello and thank you. i get a message in log that is not enough permissions. what permissions are need it just to reboot after 5 minutes? I encountered the same problem and just checked the “Don’t Require Permissions” checkbox on the script setup screen. Now I don’t know if that’s considered safe fr...
by gyropilot
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!
Replies: 53
Views: 12292

Re: v6.43.7 [stable] is released!

hAP ac lite (RB952Ui-5ac2nD) updated from 6.43.4 to 6.43.7 without any problems here.
by gyropilot
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

Under IP->Firewall->Filter (The position of these rules depends on your current setup. I can't be 100% sure of the position unless I can see your current setup. Should probably be near the end before the deny all rule.) Add Rules (In this order, order is important): src-address: **nanonode ip** dst...
by gyropilot
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP lite keeps disconnecting
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: hAP lite keeps disconnecting

Thanks. Turns out that it's the power supply that's defective or under powered. It's rated at 500 mA. Aha! Glad you found the culprit and thanks for coming back and telling us what it was. Funny thing, I had a similar problem with my hAP ac lite when I first started using it. I bought it for use in...
by gyropilot
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP lite keeps disconnecting
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: hAP lite keeps disconnecting

Got it.

I also should've asked, have you tried using a different PC?

If yes, then the next step might be to try reinstalling RouterOS using Netinstall...

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Netinstall

Failing that, maybe the hAP device is defective.

Regards,

John
by gyropilot
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: hAP lite keeps disconnecting
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: hAP lite keeps disconnecting

Have you tried to access your hAP via WebFig or the CLI (Command Line Interface via SSH) using a direct ethernet connection?

https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:F ... me_startup

Best regards,

John
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

This might be getting outside the area of Mikrotik's forum, but after looking at the product I think the security worries might be on the paranoid-ish side. I thought you couldn't be too paranoid with network security? :D Just kidding. Thank you for the suggestions. I appreciate your time. I'll giv...
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

First off, what device are you trying to connect? Might help me determine the ports needed. Hi Jim, Thanks for the help. This is a Nano-Node from Micro-Node Intl (http://micro-node.com/nano-m1.shtml) for IRLP communication. For it to work correctly the following ports need to be open: Ports 15425 t...
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

OK, I gave it my best shot but but I can't figure out how to isolate one ethernet port to create a second network under the current RouterOS (with hardware offloading). I found plenty of tutorials and blog posts, but they apply to the old firmware with master/slave switch settings. If anyone can poi...
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Re: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

I will try my best at some advice. Methinks the ham radio needs to be on a different subnet and not on the same bridge as the homeLAN. Your firewall rules ((FORWARD)) should include a drop all rule at the end. Your firewall rules ((FORWARD)) should include a 192.168.x.x (your pc on homelan) to 192....
by gyropilot
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?
Replies: 9
Views: 1025

Best Way to Isolate Untrusted Device on My Home Network?

Greetings, I have a super simple network setup in our RV which consists of a single hAP ac Lite (RB952Ui-5ac2nD) running RouterOS v6.43.2. WAN is ether1 or the single USB port to a cellular LTE modem. either2-either5 and wlan1-wlan2 are bridged into a single LAN. Hardware offloading is being used on...
by gyropilot
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39.2 [current]
Replies: 122
Views: 34983

Re: v6.39.2 [current]

Updated the following devices from ROS v6.39.1 to v6.39.2 with no difficulties noted:

hAP ac Lite
Metal 52 ac
by gyropilot
Mon May 15, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accessing Public WiFi Landing Page?
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: Accessing Public WiFi Landing Page?

Hi Normis, Thanks for the quick reply. I think I just stumbled upon the cause of this problem... I found the "Allow Remote Requests" button was NOT checked in the Metal 52 ac's DNS settings. Once that was checked, I immediately got the public WiFi network's landing page. Prior to doing that, I could...
by gyropilot
Mon May 15, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Accessing Public WiFi Landing Page?
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Accessing Public WiFi Landing Page?

Greetings all, I'm using a Metal 52ac mounted externally on an RV roof to connect to public WiFi networks. The Metal is connected via an Ethernet cable to a hAP ac Lite located inside our RV where we have a WiFI LAN. I normally use Quick Set in CPE mode in the Metal to connect to the public WiFI net...
by gyropilot
Sun May 14, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.39.1 [current]
Replies: 158
Views: 36818

Re: v6.39.1 [current]

Updated the following devices today to ROS v6.39.1 with no difficulties:

hAP ac Lite
Metal 52 ac
by gyropilot
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Seen this? DHCP Server logs client declines IP several times a second?
Replies: 9
Views: 2098

Re: Seen this? DHCP Server logs client declines IP several times a second?

This is one a Mikrotik CCR DHCP server handing out public IP addresses on a pool. I have a client, I think an Apple router MAC 20:C9:D0:11:56:F0, that the DHCP says "declines IP address x.x.x.x" several times a second. ... Anyone seen this? sterling, I see this behavior often with my hAP ac Lite an...
by gyropilot
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Compatibility with 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L
Replies: 16
Views: 3722

Re: Compatibility with 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L

Just obtained a used Novatel U620L (USB620L) modem and it's working perfectly with my hAP ac Lite. I first plugged the U620L in a Windows laptop in order to access the modem's building-in web console to set the modem to auto-connect to the cellular network. Next I plugged the modem into my hAP ac Li...
by gyropilot
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: some questing about hAP ac lite (RB952Ui-5ac2nD)
Replies: 2
Views: 1809

Re: some questing about hAP ac lite (RB952Ui-5ac2nD)

1) In the hAP ac lite spec. sheet from routerboard.com website, only says [PoE in : Yes], but didn't give out standard like other products listed 802.3af/at. So what kinda power source does hAP ac lite require, can anyone give me a clear answer? The hAP ac Lite spec sheet says: "Yes (Ether5), 0,5 A...
by gyropilot
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes
Replies: 25
Views: 53715

Re: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes

FYI - I am sometime planning to re-write a 2'nd newer version of my netwatch-script-reboot-on-ping-loss program. Hi Tom, I like the idea of adding the option for a second IP address to ping against to make double sure failure of the primary IP address isn't causing a false WAN failure. I'm using a ...
by gyropilot
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes
Replies: 25
Views: 53715

Re: How to auto-reboot if remote IP down for 5 minutes

Hi Tom, I'm brand new to scripting and have found your examples very helpful. I appreciate you sharing them. Question: Are the quotes in the following line really supposed to be there? :if ($"goodpings" = 0 ) do={ I couldn't get the script to work until I removed them. Thanks in advance, John
by gyropilot
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script to Test WAN and Reset USB Power on Down?
Replies: 6
Views: 1739

Re: Script to Test WAN and Reset USB Power on Down?

Thank you for the reply Larsa.
by gyropilot
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script to Test WAN and Reset USB Power on Down?
Replies: 6
Views: 1739

Script to Test WAN and Reset USB Power on Down?

I'm brand new to scripting and could use some help... Can anyone point me to a simple script which essentially duplicates Netwatch (pinging an IP out on the WAN), but instead of executing an action after only one ping failure, have it test for multiple ping failures over a given period of time befor...
by gyropilot
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 2110

Re: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong

Not sure if related but is your "/system clock print" correct?
Yes... mine is. It's kept up to date from an SNTP server.
by gyropilot
Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 2110

Re: 6.38.1 pppoe link up/down time wrong

I'm seeing the same thing through webfig on my hAP AC Lite. It's not just pppoe but every kind of link status date / time stamp.
by gyropilot
Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

For anyone who happens upon this old thread...

I'm happy to report that as of RouterOS v6.38, the Pantech UML295 is now fully supported as an LTE device.

I have one working perfectly in the USB port of my hAP ac Lite with Verizon as the carrier.
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released
Replies: 331
Views: 75188

Re: v6.38rc [release candidate] is released

What's with the false critical messages in 6.38rc15 on my 922UAGS-5HPacD?

Critical cpu overclocked
Critical memory overclocked
I'm also getting the "cpu overclocked" error after boot on my RB952 hAP ac lite running 6.38rc14, but not the "memory overclocked" error.

John
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

I've also tried the 6.38rc14 and had the same experience. I ended up downgrading to 6.35.4 and all is well. I have a UML295 with a static ip and haven't figured out how to access the mAP2nD from the outside. This is to be a remote installation where access to the internal network in necessary. Any ...
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

Can you please send supout.rif to support@mikrtik.com from latest version and verwin where lte interface is presented ?
Done!

Thank you Kristaps.

Best regards,

John
by gyropilot
Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

Bummer!

Just downloaded and installed 6.38rc14 and unfortunately my particular Pantech UML295 still doesn't show up as an LTE interface.

John
by gyropilot
Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Compatibility with 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L
Replies: 16
Views: 3722

Re: Compatibility with 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L

Proxicast makes a tiny device cellular modem bridge called the PocketPORT 2. You can plug just about any USB cellular modem in one end and an Ethernet cable into the other end. The Ethernet cable can then be a WAN source for any router. See http://proxicast.com/products/products.htm for details. John
by gyropilot
Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon LTE USB Modem
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: Verizon LTE USB Modem

The Verizon Pantech UML295 USB LTE modem should work just as soon as RouterOS v6.38rc14 is released. It used to work, but something broke after ROS v6.35.4.

See the thread...

http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=72286

...for more info.

Best regards,

John
by gyropilot
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

Please try latest 6.38rc14+ PANTECH modem issue should be fixed
Thank you Kristaps. This is great news!

I'm looking forward to testing that RC version when available.

Best regards,

John
by gyropilot
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

Curiously, although officially supported in 6.37 my experience has been that the Pantech UML295 does not work at all (and is not recognized by ROS as an LTE device) after 6.35.4. Thanks for your post. My experience mirrors yours... So far I've been working with support concerning this problem for a...
by gyropilot
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Verizon UML 295 support
Replies: 31
Views: 5215

Re: Verizon UML 295 support

Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but I've had no luck getting RouterOS version 6.38rc7 to recognize my Pantech UML295 USB modem as an LTE interface device. According the RouterOS release notes, starting with version 6.37 this USB modem is supposed to be officially supported. Here's the relevant exc...
by gyropilot
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Router reboots
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: Router reboots

I had similar behavior with a brand new hAP ac lite (RB952) I recently installed. The problem turned out to be a faulty 3rd party voltage regulator in a power adapter I was using. Try a different / known good power supply with sufficient current output and see if the rebooting disappears. Best regar...
by gyropilot
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Frequent Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Frequent Watchdog Reboots

FOLLOWUP - I've figured out the root cause of the frequent reboot problem... No surprise but there's absolutely nothing wrong with my MikroTik RB952 hAP ac lite router! The problem turned out to be a faulty user-supplied 12v DC power cord. You see I thought I was using a simple pass-though cord to d...
by gyropilot
Sun Sep 18, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1649

Re: Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?

Also - Don't forget that having two WANs means you need two sets of filter rules. Well, in the newer releases you can use interface lists, with allows for one set... but that's in networking 102... we'll stick to 101 for now. Thanks Dave for your kind comments and helpful suggestions. Your comment ...
by gyropilot
Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1649

Re: Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?

Remove the wifi from the LAN bridge... Dave, As I try to wrap my head around this concept, I'd like to double check that my understanding is correct... 1. I DON'T necessary need to create a second bridge in RouterOS, because a bridge is used only to tie LAN ports together (if that's needed and/or d...
by gyropilot
Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1649

Dual WAN In - Dual LAN Out?

Hi all, I'm on my 3rd day of owning a RB952Ui-5ac2nD-US hAP ac lite. While I only know basic networking, through lots of searching and reading the Wiki and forum, I've figured out how to get the router setup with both a WAN source connected to ether 1 and a USB LTE cellular modem. I can switch betwe...
by gyropilot
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Frequent Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Frequent Watchdog Reboots

My solution was a 12 to 24v step up power supply.
I happen to have one of those on hand for use with a printer requiring 24v DC. I'll also give it a try with the RB952 router.

Have a great day,

John
by gyropilot
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Frequent Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Frequent Watchdog Reboots

Also, the unit should have come with a 24v 1.2A supply - I've found that the "ac" units have issues with 12v power. I have several hAP ac's that also reboot from the watchdog timeout if they aren't getting enough power. I think you nailed it Dave! I'm a full-time RV'er and had the router connected ...
by gyropilot
Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Frequent Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Frequent Watchdog Reboots

Greetings all, I'm brand new to MikroTik products with a new RB952Ui-5ac2nD-US hAP ac lite I just bought. I'm running with a basic, almost stock, router setup using only the 5GHz WiFi (2.4GHz disabled) and a WAN source over ether1. I only have 1 to 3 wireless clients connected to the router. I'm usi...